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Crafts & Hobby Classes

Try a Crafts & Hobbies class with us and to learn how to make your own keepsake item. Through hands on learning from our professional instructors you will develop the basic skills to create your own home-made treasures. Our affordable classes provide a lifetime of rewarding hobbies. Sewing, quilting, basket weaving, stained glass and jewelry making are just a few examples of the things you can learn to make with us. Each course is designed to teach you a skill that you can develop so you can learn to make unique crafts that will impress.


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Crafts and Hobbies - Upcoming Classes

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Join us at historic Casa San Ysidro and learn the basics of blacksmithing. Blacksmiths work by heating pieces of wrought iron or steel until the metal becomes soft enough for shaping with hand tools. See how little this craft has changed over the past hundred years. You will learn how to create a hand forged kitchen hook.

Note: Tuition Remission eligible.

Section SUA‐PE

05353
$79
6/23/2018
Sat 9:00 AM ‐ 1:00 PM
Dave Sabo
Casa San Ysidro: The Gutierrez/Minge House

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Let your novelty fabrics find a home in a fun text quilt top while learning Afton's stress‐free method of curved piecing without pins. Learn the skills necessary to create an alphabet or phrase of your choice. Pattern included. This course is suitable for those with basic sewing skills, rotary cutting experience, and knowledge of quilt construction. Sewing machines are available for use free of change at Ann Silva's Sewing Center. Materials: See http://quiltingmod.blogspot.com/p/class‐supply‐list.html

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA‐PE

05410
$49
7/19/2018
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Afton Warrick
Bernina Sewing Center

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The art of basket weaving has been around for millennia and is still enjoyed and appreciated today. Learn the basics of this fun art form including the tools, terms, and techniques and make your own basket. Note: A $40 materials fee will be collected at the first class. You will need to bring utility scissors, a tape measure or ruler, pencil, large towel, white glue, and a 10‐inch diameter pan that can hold a water depth of six inches. Class will break for a one‐hour lunch.

Note: Summer 2018 Catalog lists Twill Market Basket on August 11, 2018. This course is not published in the catalog but is correct. UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA‐PE

05366
$80
7/28/2018
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 3:30 PM
Marlene Niemann
CE North Building

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Experience the wonder of Alice's fantasy world as we create a variety of quilt blocks and go down the rabbit hole with different piecing techniques. This course is suitable for those with basic sewing skills, rotary cutting experience, and knowledge of quilt construction. Sewing machines are available for use free of change at Ann Silva's Sewing Center. Materials: See http://quiltingmod.blogspot.com/p/class‐supply‐list.html

Section SUA‐PE

05404
$105
8/2/2018 - 8/30/2018
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Afton Warrick
Ann Silva's Sewing Center

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Pants are not complicated to sew but it can be a challenge to get them to fit well. Learn the basics of pant fitting and sewing while making a pair of lounge pants.Basic sewing skills are needed.Prerequisite: Beginning Sewing and Garment Sewing: IntroductionNOTE: Supply sheet is available at Ann Silva's Sewing Center.

Section SUA‐PE

05429
$85
8/13/2018 - 8/29/2018
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Nancy Lovett
Ann Silva's Sewing Center

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Join us at historic Casa San Ysidro and learn the basics of blacksmithing. Blacksmiths work by heating pieces of wrought iron or steel until the metal becomes soft enough for shaping with hand tools. See how little this craft has changed over the past hundred years. You will learn how to create a hand forged kitchen hook.

Note: Tuition Remission eligible.

Section SUB‐PE

05353
$79
8/18/2018
Sat 9:00 AM ‐ 1:00 PM
Dave Sabo
Casa San Ysidro: The Gutierrez/Minge House

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UNMUNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty & Retirees: You may use your Personal Enrichment Tuition Remission for Crafts & Hobby Classes.

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